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Travel - Tickets, Maps, Visual Flight Tracker,
 Aerial pictures, Web Cams
Some fun for travel buffs with Aerial Shots, Webcams and graphic flight tracking.
If you want it fast, MapQuest will give you a quick aerial photo right off it's street map. MapBlast is handy because it gives you your longitude and latitude, then you can use them on the Microsoft Terra Server site.
For instance, the Empire State Building at 350 5th Ave in NYC, is Lat: 40.7483 Lon: -73.9865
Next on the Terra Server site, you'd click on "Advanced Find", and then in the Decimal Latitude and Longitude fields, put in your numbers.

flightaware Flight Aware - Graphical Flight Tracker
Track a flight with real-time data from the national aviation radar system.
See the plane move across the map with Speed, Heading and Altitude gauges.

terraserver
Microsoft TerraServer

Get an aerial shot of your neighborhood, or
favorite vacation spots and landmarks. They've compiled a list of famous places - things like baseball and football stadiums, Kennedy Space Center, the Grand Canyon, etc.
Arrivals Departures Flight Tracker for EWR, JFK, LGACurrent Flight Traffic for EWR International Airport
earthcam 
Webcams!
Experience the world through Webcams. NYC Cams. Wall Street Cam. Zoo Cams. Jump around the world!
Where is your computer taking you today? This site takes visitors through 80 Webcam views from around the world. See what's happening live, at 80 different world sites while you browse.
Map any spot on the Globe, and then click on Aerial Photo!
One click on the street map, displays attractions, lodging, schools, entertainment, etc. on to your map.
Now - MSN Maps. Gives you longitude and latitude.
Zoom in and out, or make the map bigger.
Has driving directions and nearby weather.
Drag the map around with your mouse, (even works with Satellite view) or double-click to zoom in. Want to find free wifi hotspots - Type in "free wifi" and the zip code, and they appear on the map. To locate a business, (pizza place ), just enter "pizza" in the search box and they will appear.
Zillow - Check out that travel address, although this site is more for owners and buyers. Get bird's bye view images. 3D-like images let you examine homes at an angle. You can see all sides of the home up close, and tell how it is positioned on a lot. They show tax, property valuations, and home specs.
Popular links to airline and cruise tickets -
Tip - Before you buy, read this good reference article
about buying tickets online.
It will save you time and money!
Detailed seatmap graphics and in-depth comments about seats with limited recline, reduced legroom, and misaligned windows.
Color-coding to help identify superior and substandard seats, in-seat power port locations, galley, lavatory, exit row, and closet locations.


What to bring, what to pack and how to do it tips.
Can you get away with just one bag?

Orbitz - Airport Code list (by city)


Compare hundreds of travel sites at once. Find the best deals faster.
The Best Time to Book Your Travel is .... Look Here!


Travel Zoo claims to be the most trusted publisher of travel deals and recommends only deals they can confirm. They are the largest publisher of travel deals on the Internet.

Click to scan their list of last-minute markdowns which typically occur within 90 days of departure and are most prevalent during the slow season for a particular destination. Potential savings is up to 75%.

They claim that every day, millions of hotel rooms, airline seats, cruise cabins, rental cars, vacation packages, bed and breakfast suites, and event tickets go unsold.
Last MinuteTravel wants to be your first stop for last-minute travel and entertainment opportunities.


Flights, Cruise Vacations, Car rentals
35000 Hotels, some with pictures
20,000 Bed and Breakfasts

Shop for cruises, vacation packages, and more.

They claim to have the best prices, are known to be a comprehensive cruise review site, have an online Currency Converter, and a link page to all the Cruiseline Websites. Another feature is their HOT DEALS, and LUXURY & UNIQUE HOT DEALS.

cd CruiseDirect.com - click here!

CruiseDirect is dedicated to providing its customers with access to great deals on cruise vacations.They have access to special rates that turn into big savings. They back up all deals on the site with a price guarantee.

They have Cruise News:
- Cuban Migrants Pulled Aboard Cruise Ship, Cruise Passengers Watch As Captain Orders Rescue.
- Powerful typhoon strikes South Korea's coast and flips cruise ship.
They also have | Message Boards | Reviews | Photo Galleries | Cruise Deals, and Cruise Cam Stations

Their motto - Every Cruise Line, every ship, every cabin, at a discount - guaranteed!
They have last minute offers, free upgrades, and you can view ships, cabins, deck plans, and photos, and read expert reviews.

More useful links to help you enjoy your trip -

Welcome to the National Geographic's personal cruise ship tour, a virtual walk through of Norwegian's Dreamward.

A network of city guides.
Line up all your events ahead of time.
CityPass can save nearly half the cost of visiting the most popular big city attractions in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Hollywood, Southern California, and Houston. Includes places like Disneyland, Statue of Liberty, Georgia Aquarium, Empire State Building, Shedd Aquarium.

Boston - Start with the Prudential Skywalk Observatory, Boston's only sky-high vantage point for sweeping 360 degree views. Your eyes and ears do the walking as you experience the exclusive state-of-the-art Antenna Audio Tour detailing the city's many points of interest (avoid their parking lot).

Next start walking on the Freedom Trail you just heard about.

(Nice map of the trail from Beantown Trolley)

Step aboard the USS Constitution which has served the Navy and America for over 208 years, making her the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.

In the North End try the Piccola Venezia for some great Italian food at a fair price and even discounted parking at the Sudbury St lot. (call for info).

This vehicle drives you around Boston, then the car turns into a boat and travels around the Charles River showing many of the other sights of Boston from the water. Catch it from the Museum of Science.

Longfellow's Wayside Inn - A National Historic Site in Sudbury Massachusetts not far from Westborough. Download the Wayside Inn Brochure.

Philadelphia Self-Guided Tour - Tour Map and Photos

Duck Tour - Philadelphia - Independence Hall - The Liberty Bell - The Philadelphia Mint - Betsy Ross' House - Ben Franklin's Grave - Philly's Vietnam War Memorial - Society Hill - South Street. - Splash into the Delaware River for a view of the city from the water.

The Ride The Ducks vehicle is based on the famous WWII DUKW amphibious design.

More Duck Tours - Baltimore - Edgar Allan Poe's Grave - Star-Spangled Banner Flag House - The Battle Monument - The Washington Monument - Little Italy - Fell's Point.
More Duck Tours - Branson- Fun and music with history and sights. Learn about Ozark Mountain history, the lakes, its famous personalities and its impact on the state and our nation. Find out about Branson's role in film, song and sports too.

Find restaurants and insider tips
and more things like:
Events Calendar.
Atlanta City Pass
Marietta - Canoe Restaurant


Find things like - Same day, half-price theater and attraction tickets.
Marietta - Theatre in the Square

vegasHotel-room rates and Show-ticket offers.
Casino and Hotel listings with ratings.
vegasU.S. to Canada border wait times.
Canada to U.S. border wait times.
Up-to-the-minute information on any destination.
Check Advisories, Security, Health issues, etc.

Your online guide to Mexico. Check out the current news before you travel to find out what's going on when you'll be there, or click on their "Mexico Cities and States Guide" to find out about Government, Holidays, and History. Weather, travel and shopping information is also available.
Articles written by people who have discovered out-of-the-way delights while they lived in Mexico or traveled its highways and byways, It's material you won't find in most travel brochures. The lowdown on Mexico from people who know it.

Stunning digital photographs with articles and essays on topics such as architecture, history and food. Great info on driving across the border and dealing with a highway accident and mechanics.
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Paris - The city and it's culture

Find out everything before you travel,
or just visit Musée du Louvre online.


With 30 years of travel experience, Rick Steves knows his stuff. Here you'll find thousands of articles on trip planning, a community of travelers, guided tours, and a travel store.

Desktop Wallpaper - from National Geographic

The world's most comprehensive wine Web
site, features ratings and descriptions for
more than 55,000 red and white wines.
Travel-related chats and bulletin boards,
article archives from the magazine, and even a daily news report


Interknowledge Travel Network


Official tourism information site for
AFRICA, ASIA, CARIBBEAN
EUROPE, LATIN AMERICA

Click to enjoy the world!

TimeOut Worldwide City Guide
What to do and where to go in the world's major cities


Amtrak Home Page
Schedules, Reservations, Promotions

Amtrak's USA Map


Greyhound bus lines

Check here for special offers and schedules
Greyhound State Listing - State flags


SPIRIT CRUISES
America's Largest Harbor Cruise Company
10 ships in 8 famous US port cities -
Boston, Chicago, Seattle, Washington DC
Norfolk Philadelphia New Jersey, New York
Luncheons Or Dinner, Festive Floor Shows
Live Bands For Dancing Fun, Spectacular Skyline View


Is it still the largest regional family theme park in the nation?

444 acres of action-packed rides, shows and attractions in the No. 1 Movie Studio and Theme Park in the World!


The Disney Web Site - for people of all ages.

MouseSavers offers discount information Disney, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Legoland and other Southern California & Florida attractions.
Check this site out first before putting your money down anywhere.

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